SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains police Sgt. Brad Belford just before midnight on Saturday attempted to stop a 2012 four-door dr Porsche, which fled. A pursuit was initiated, and the suspect vehicle went along Route 22 Westbound into Greenbrook before turning around and heading back towards Scotch Plains, according to the SPPD police blotter.

Sgt. Belford’s vehicle and the suspect vehicle were then involved in an accident on Route 22 East at the intersection of Terrill Rd. in Watchung. Two suspects were detained at the scene and were transported to the hospital with complaints of pain. Both were released after being medically cleared.

Sgt. Belford was also transported to the hospital for observation and released.

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The operator of the vehicle Andreas K. Dions, age 25, of 739 Penfield St. in the Bronx, NY, was charged with eluding and resisting arrest and transported to the Union County Jail. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.